5 Things I Need The iPhone Assistant To Do At Work
[caption id="attachment_16861" align="alignright" width="170" caption="High demand for an assistant."][/caption] On what is Christmas in October for nerds, Apple is making a huge announcement today. Their next installment of the iPhone, one of the best inventions of all time, is getting smarter. Mashable's Ben Parr posted a story the night before the event giving everyone a sneak peak at another technology breakthrough, that is sure to revolutionize a produce that has revolutionized smart phones: the iPhone Assistant. Assistant is the successor to Siri, the iPhone app that helped users with their daily tasks with natural language voice commands. Ask Siri to find a restaurant for ...
Finally! A Better Notepad: Tidbit
The memo pad, staple of just about every office in the world, has reached the next level. Tidbit is a Japanese line of memo pads, with each piece of paper perforated in a grid format. The user (read: employee) can then decide how much of said paper is required for their next note, and simply tear off the mini-memo. It even comes complete with a small pocket to store each one. What will they think of next! By the way, they also lend themselves to the desktop animal paper art - shown below. Can you say "origami"? [nggallery id=135] [Source: Matomeno]
Must Watch: Signs
[caption id="attachment_983" align="alignleft" width="300" caption="Signs - directed by Patrick Hughes"][/caption] "Signs" is a must-watch video for all of you office goers. It's a short film about your average Joe Cubicle, and his unique communication with the girl next door. Did I mention its a 2009 Cannes Lions winner? With the plethora of garbage videos polluting YouTube, it nice to know that you can still find that diamond in the rough. Take 10 minutes to watch this during your lunch break. You won't be disappointed.
The Great Justin Bieber Cubicle Prank
Cubicle pranks aren't something new. Anytime you go on a long vacation, in the back of your mind, you are thinking about the state of your cubicle when you return. Whether it is funny print-outs, stolen items, or a chair with a missing wheel (always check before you sit), it's nice to spice up the sometimes mundane cubicle life. However, this office prankster takes it to a whole new level. What appeared to be your average cubicle desk is now an over-the-top shrine to Justin Bieber. This isn't a picture or two, it is a full-fledged Bieber gallery, which includes posters, a ...